Sunday, 28 December 2014
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Aug 11 2006 | 12:00am ET
While regulators and lawmakers hash out the future or hedge fund regulation on Capital Hill, some service providers are taking advantage of the nebulous regulatory environment.
FrontLine Compliance, an Alexandria, Va.-based securities compliance firm, unveiled its FLC Hedge Fund Edge this week, a new program designed to help managers with whatever the SEC, IRS or Treasury Department has up its collective sleeve.
FrontLine says the “collection of custom policies and procedures” offered on the platform focuses most strongly on such hot-button issues as valuation risk, trading risk, conflicts of interest and trading ethics. “When the SEC issues its guidance, it will most likely be very broad in scope,” according to FrontLine President Amy Lynch. “That means each firm still determines how the implementation will work.”
Dec 1 2014 | 10:21am ET
As 2014 winds down, Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services executives took some time to share their outlook on trends facing the industry in 2015. Read more…
Jeff Sprecher was simply looking for a platform to trade energies when launching ICE 14 years ago but it has grown to reach the pinnacle of both the listed futures and equities world.